This position has arisen due to the University seeking to invest in to the Team to ensure that the department are able to put the Student First by creating an estates provision which is and will work in partnership with the academic faculties and other partners to support outstanding learning opportunities.
We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced professional who would be responsible for:-
- Provide professional expertise on behalf of the Estates & Facilities Directorate for mechanical engineering with regard to the design, build, and maintenance of the mechanical systems across the university estates portfolio. Contribute to the Long Term Maintenance Plan on behalf of the Asset Manager together with any associated projects which may arise from this. Be responsible for supervising contract staff and direct labour as and when required.
The university’s Estates Management Department oversees 3 main sites; at City Wolverhampton (split by a ring road), Telford (20 miles from City) and Walsall (10 miles from City). We have a total of 84 buildings including 1400 student bed spaces; the overall GIA for the estate is 177,000m2 with a total site area of 38 hectares. You will work across the university estate.
You will have a solid understanding of their specific specialism and be well-versed in all maintenance process and health and safety regulations.
You will also have aptitude in undertaking project management, administrative tasks, such as reporting, and have experience in budgeting etc. The ability to forecast and manage programmes, manage budgets effectively, always being cost and customer conscious.
You will be expected to meet the essential attributes within the person specification and will be expected to work in collaboration with other University Estates & Facilities staff to deliver the estates strategy and the capital investment being undertaken by the University and complete the annual maintenance programme.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.